Apply for UCARE

To apply for UCARE, students must submit an online application between November 15, 2020 - February 15, 2021 on NuRamp.

Students can apply for a project in Summer 21, Academic Year 21-22, or an extended project from June 2021 - April 2022. If a student plans to engage in two different projects in Summer 21 and Academic Year 21-22, they should submit two separate applications for each term.

Confirm Eligibility

You are eligible to apply for UNL's Undergraduate Research Program if the following statements are true for you:

1. I am currently enrolled as a full-time student in an undergraduate degree program at UNL

2. I will have completed 30 credit hours of undergraduate work by May 2021 (but not more than 120).

3. I can verify excellent undergraduate academic achievement (2.75 or higher GPA).

4. I am able to commit to 10 hours of research a week (academic year applicants) or 20 hours of research each week (summer applicants).

5. I have identified and confirmed a faculty member who is willing to serve as a faculty research advisor.

6. I have drafted my research proposal.

7. I am willing to participate in UCARE sponsored events.

Complete the online application at and select "UCARE" (available beginning November 15, 2020).
Faculty: Follow these instructions for confirming your student's UCARE application. A student's application will not go to review until you approve the application through NuRamp.